Elizabeth (not her real name, to protect her identity), 21, poses inside her bedroom before leaving home to join others in a Black Bloc group to a protest against the FIFA world Cup in a slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Elizabeth lives with her father, after her mother’s death, and works as lab technician at a hospital earning 1,100 reais (482 USD) per month. (Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/Getty Images)

A rebel fighter fires his weapon towards forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad who are stationed in Wadi al-Deif military camp in Idlib province, Syria, on June 1, 2014. (Reuters/Khalil Ashawi)

A newly released Hubble image shows NGC 1566, a beautiful galaxy located approximately 40 million light-years away in the constellation of Dorado (The Dolphinfish).

NGC 1566 is an intermediate spiral galaxy, meaning that while it does not have a well defined bar-shaped region of stars at its center, it is not quite an unbarred spiral either. (ESA/Hubble & NASA)

Smoke rises above Karachi airport terminal in Pakistan. Gunmen disguised as police guards attacked the terminal with machine guns and a rocket launcher. Security forces retaliated and killed all the attackers during a five-hour siege in which at least 29 people died, officials said on Monday. (Shakil Adil/AP)

The Street Gangs of Caracas
The black-and-white photographs of Oscar B. Castillo, a Caracas-based photojournalist, documenting the violent Caracas barrio known as Catia. The Street Gangs of Caracas
The black-and-white photographs of Oscar B. Castillo, a Caracas-based photojournalist, documenting the violent Caracas barrio known as Catia. The Street Gangs of Caracas
The black-and-white photographs of Oscar B. Castillo, a Caracas-based photojournalist, documenting the violent Caracas barrio known as Catia. The Street Gangs of Caracas
The black-and-white photographs of Oscar B. Castillo, a Caracas-based photojournalist, documenting the violent Caracas barrio known as Catia. The Street Gangs of Caracas
The black-and-white photographs of Oscar B. Castillo, a Caracas-based photojournalist, documenting the violent Caracas barrio known as Catia. The Street Gangs of Caracas
The black-and-white photographs of Oscar B. Castillo, a Caracas-based photojournalist, documenting the violent Caracas barrio known as Catia. The Street Gangs of Caracas
The black-and-white photographs of Oscar B. Castillo, a Caracas-based photojournalist, documenting the violent Caracas barrio known as Catia. The Street Gangs of Caracas
The black-and-white photographs of Oscar B. Castillo, a Caracas-based photojournalist, documenting the violent Caracas barrio known as Catia. The Street Gangs of Caracas
The black-and-white photographs of Oscar B. Castillo, a Caracas-based photojournalist, documenting the violent Caracas barrio known as Catia.

The Street Gangs of Caracas

The black-and-white photographs of Oscar B. Castillo, a Caracas-based photojournalist, documenting the violent Caracas barrio known as Catia.

An anti-government protester, covers himself with a shield during a protest against President Nicolas Maduro’s government in Caracas, Venezuela, June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Christian Veron

Israeli soldiers detain a protester during a demonstration by Palestinians protesting against the Israeli-built West Bank separation barrier and calling for the right of return for Palestinian refugees, in the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, on May 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Nasser Ishtayeh)

Two men paddle in a canoe on a flooded road in Trysil, Norway, on May 26, 2014. Rain and melted snow have increased the water level in the river Trysilelva. (Reuters/Heiko Junge/NTB Scanpix) 

Waiting for the World Cup

Policemen of the “Choque” special unit pose during the presentation of security forces for the upcoming FIFA World Cup, in Flamengo beach in Rio de Janeiro on Friday.(Christophe Simon/AFP)

Policing Bangui

French soldiers of the Sangaris contingent patrol the site of a barricade in central Bangui on May 30, 2014.  Security forces fired warning shots as protesters in Bangui demanded the resignation of the interim government and the removal of foreign troops from Central African Republic on Friday, a military source said.

Central Africa’s interim president Friday dubbed as a “terrorist act” this week’s attack on a church in the capital Bangui that killed 17 people and led to 27 others being abducted on May 28.  

Marco Longari/AFP